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11:30 AEST on Tuesday 28 July 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Jul 28 01:30:00 2015

Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite MTSAT via Bureau of Meteorology.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 0600UTC chart on 28 July 2015
Issued at 5:19 pm EST Tuesday on 28 July 2015

The patchy middle-level cloud band over eastern Queensland is associated with an
upper trough and the jet stream. A thick rain band is evident over southern WA
with high-level cloud streaming ahead of this system to the Bight and coastal
South Australia. Embedded thunderstorms can be observed north of Perth.

A high pressure system over South Australia is directing a moist onshore airflow
over the southeast of Australia, leading to areas of patchy low cloud near the

The rest of the country is mostly clear due to the high pressure system.